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The OERC is on the Road Again

Posted by on September 25th, 2015 0 comments

The OERC is on the road again.  Today, Cindy and Beth Layton, Associate Director of the NN/LM Greater Midwest Region, are team-teaching Measuring What Matters to Stakeholders at the Michigan Health Sciences Library Association’s annual conference in Flint, MI. This workshop covers strategies for using evaluation to enhance and communicate a library’s value to organizational decision-makers… Read More »

Posted in: Library Value, Logic Models, News, Practical Evaluation



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Elevator Conversations Pt. 2: The OERC Pitch

Posted by on September 18th, 2015 0 comments

Last week, I reviewed Tim David’s article “Your Elevator Pitch Needs an Elevator Pitch.” This week, Karen Vargas (my co-blogger) and I decided to challenge ourselves and write an elevator pitch for the Outreach Evaluation Resource Center (aka OERC). So this week’s post is our example of how to implement David’s approach. The Set Up… Read More »

Posted in: NEO Projects, Storytelling



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Give Your Elevator Pitch a Lift

Posted by on September 11th, 2015 0 comments

Forget about elevator speeches.  Think elevator conversations. Elevator pitches are one of a number of strategies you can use to stealthily promote your organization’s successful programs and services. We cover elevator pitches in an OERC workshop about how to use evaluation to better advocate for your organization. I always thought of elevator pitches as little… Read More »

Posted in: Storytelling



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Which Online Survey Tool Should I Use? A Review of Reviews

Posted by on September 4th, 2015 0 comments Tags: ,

Recently we faced the realization that we would have to reevaluate the online survey tool that we have been using. We thought that we would share some of the things that we learn along the way. First of all, finding a place that evaluates survey products (like Survey Monkey or Survey Gizmo), is not as… Read More »

Posted in: News, Practical Evaluation, Questionnaires and Surveys

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